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Winter Storm Warning

Status

New Event Expired

Start Time

Fri 04/09/2021 02:00 AM EDT

End Time

Fri 04/09/2021 02:00 PM EDT

Significance

Warning

Impacts

High impact

Locations Affected

Lead, SD ∙ Central City, SD ∙ Nemo, SD ∙ Terry Peak, SD ∙ Deadwood, SD ∙ Crooks Tower, SD ∙ Custer Peak, SD

Headline

...HEAVY SNOW LIKELY OVER THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE NORTHERN BLACK HILLS LATE TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING...
.A fast-moving storm will bring a period of upslope snow to the northern Black Hills late tonight into Friday morning. Northwest winds will also be gusty and temperatures will drop below freezing, likely resulting in hazardous travel because of poor visibility and slippery roads.

Full Alert Message

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Rapid City SD 322 AM MDT Thu Apr 8 2021 ...HEAVY SNOW LIKELY OVER THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE NORTHERN BLACK HILLS LATE TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING... .A fast-moving storm will bring a period of upslope snow to the northern Black Hills late tonight into Friday morning. Northwest winds will also be gusty and temperatures will drop below freezing, likely resulting in hazardous travel because of poor visibility and slippery roads. SDZ024-090030- /O.UPG.KUNR.WS.A.0005.210409T0600Z-210409T1800Z/ /O.NEW.KUNR.WS.W.0006.210409T0600Z-210409T1800Z/ Northern Black Hills- Including Lead, Deadwood, Brownsville, Cheyenne Crossing, Galena, and Nemo 322 AM MDT Thu Apr 8 2021 ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON MDT FRIDAY... * WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches are likely across the higher elevations from Lead and Deadwood, to Cheyenne Crossing and O'Neill Pass. Amounts of 2 to 5 inches are generally expected across the lower elevations. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph. * WHERE...The Northern Black Hills. * WHEN...From midnight tonight to noon MDT Friday. * IMPACTS...Travel could be difficult late tonight and Friday morning. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected. This will create dangerous conditions. Road conditions are available on your smartphone from the 5 1 1 app for your state. &&